Utility-Scale Battery Storage Systems: Legal Issues and Opportunities - JD Supra (press release)

Wed, 2017-01-11 16:59

JD Supra (press release)

Utility-Scale Battery Storage Systems: Legal Issues and Opportunities
JD Supra (press release)
As a result, state governments and independent system operators are placing increased emphasis on utility-scale energy storage systems and several states, including California, have adopted mandates and incentives for rapid deployment. While several ...

Italian Utility Enel Acquires Energy Storage Specialist Demand Energy - Greentech Media

Wed, 2017-01-11 15:45

Greentech Media

Italian Utility Enel Acquires Energy Storage Specialist Demand Energy
Greentech Media
The year in energy storage started off with a bang as Italian utility Enel acquired a 100 percent stake in U.S.-based Demand Energy, a developer and operator of energy storage systems and software, for an undisclosed amount. Enel's renewables division ...
Global firm buys Liberty Lake energy storage companyThe Spokesman-Review

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A Case for Virtual Power Plants and Energy Storage in California - Microgrid Knowledge

Wed, 2017-01-11 09:15

A Case for Virtual Power Plants and Energy Storage in California
Microgrid Knowledge
A little over a year ago, the underground Aliso Canyon natural gas storage facility began leaking. While the primary concern was how methane emissions might jeopardize public safety, this event also created a crisis in energy supply in Southern California.

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A Case for Virtual Power Plants and Energy Storage in California - Microgrid Knowledge

Wed, 2017-01-11 09:15

A Case for Virtual Power Plants and Energy Storage in California
Microgrid Knowledge
A little over a year ago, the underground Aliso Canyon natural gas storage facility began leaking. While the primary concern was how methane emissions might jeopardize public safety, this event also created a crisis in energy supply in Southern California.

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California Approves Pilot Program For More Reliable Electricity - Transmission and Distribution World

Wed, 2017-01-11 09:13

Transmission and Distribution World

California Approves Pilot Program For More Reliable Electricity
Transmission and Distribution World
Several stakeholders commented on this pilot prior to the decision including Pacific Gas and Electric, San Diego Gas and Electric, Southern California Edison, the Environmental Defense Fund, the California Energy Storage Alliance and others. The new ...

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Energy Storage Provider SimpliPhi Power Sees 100 Percent Revenue Growth and Nearly Doubles its Deployments to ... - Yahoo Finance

Wed, 2017-01-11 03:02

Yahoo Finance

Energy Storage Provider SimpliPhi Power Sees 100 Percent Revenue Growth and Nearly Doubles its Deployments to ...
Yahoo Finance
OJAI, California, Jan. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- In just one year, SimpliPhi Power has nearly doubled its energy storage deployments from 5 MW in mid-2015 to 9MW at the end of 2016, and increased its revenue by over 100 percent, making it the company's ...

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A silver bullet? Inside FERC's landmark energy storage rulemaking - Utility Dive

Tue, 2017-01-10 13:30

A silver bullet? Inside FERC's landmark energy storage rulemaking
Utility Dive
Wholesale electric markets were not designed to consider energy storage, but the FERC proceeding “might solve that problem,” Shayle Kann, senior vice president at GTM Research said at at a recent storage summit. “The rules may not create the ...

Energy Storage Startup Speed Pitch: FreeWire, UtilityAPI, Axiom Exergy - Greentech Media

Tue, 2017-01-10 12:21

Greentech Media

Energy Storage Startup Speed Pitch: FreeWire, UtilityAPI, Axiom Exergy
Greentech Media
Her company is now doing the same for the storage industry. She suggests, "Imagine you're evaluating a hotel for energy storage and you need historic billing and usage data and demand charges to figure out" if the site is a candidate for energy storage ...

Lithium Prices Set To Jump As Tesla Doubles Global Battery Production - OilPrice.com

Mon, 2017-01-09 14:45

Investorplace.com

Lithium Prices Set To Jump As Tesla Doubles Global Battery Production
OilPrice.com
It delivered a 20 megawatt energy storage system for a California utility in just a few months, a project that would have normally taken years. It has also accelerated plans for the gigafactory, hiring people well ahead of schedule and promising to ...
What the Gigafactory means for TeslaChicago Daily Herald
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12784 Shares of Tesla Motors Inc. (TSLA) are sold by Ashfield Capital Partners LLCDailyQuint
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Here's Every Company That Entered the US Energy Storage Game in 2016 - Greentech Media

Fri, 2017-01-06 12:28

Greentech Media

Here's Every Company That Entered the US Energy Storage Game in 2016
Greentech Media
The national residential solar specialist took its first step into the storage world with BrightBox. The solar-plus-storage combo comes with no-money-down lease or cash deal options, and first hit the streets in Hawaii last spring. Sunrun expanded it ...

Oregon PUC release guidelines for energy storage mandate - Utility Dive

Fri, 2017-01-06 07:09

Oregon PUC release guidelines for energy storage mandate
Utility Dive
Oregon was one of the first states to follow in California's steps to implement a statewide energy storage mandate. The law, HB 2193, was passed in 2015. California enacted its mandate in 2013. The Oregon law requires Oregon utilities Portland General ...

What's Next for Energy Storage Policy? Watch Massachusetts - Microgrid Knowledge

Thu, 2017-01-05 07:16

What's Next for Energy Storage Policy? Watch Massachusetts
Microgrid Knowledge
Some of them have been working in California, the lead state on energy storage policy. They want to bring lessons learned in California to Massachusetts. Here's a sampling of what various, sometimes opposing, industry players said Massachusetts should ...

Tesla flips the switch on the Gigafactory - The Denver Post

Wed, 2017-01-04 13:47

LearnBonds

Tesla flips the switch on the Gigafactory
The Denver Post
In September, the company announced a deal to supply a record 20 megawatts/80 megawatt-hours of energy storage to Southern California Edison as part of a wider effort to prevent blackouts, replacing fossil-fuel electricity generation with lithium-ion ...
Tesla Motors (TSLA) Gigafactory Begins Building Batteries for Model 3 and Energy StorageLearnBonds
Battery cells are now in production at Tesla's GigafactoryThe Verge
Tesla begins producing battery cells at Nevada gigafactoryLas Vegas Review-Journal
Energy Live News - Energy Made Easy
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Sharp's SmartStorage(R) Energy Storage System Selected as Primary Energy Storage Solution by Sunworks - Power Engineering Magazine

Wed, 2017-01-04 06:54

Sharp's SmartStorage(R) Energy Storage System Selected as Primary Energy Storage Solution by Sunworks
Power Engineering Magazine
SACRAMENTO, CA--(Marketwired - Jan 4, 2017) - Sharp Electronics Corporation's Energy Systems and Services Group (Sharp) announces today that its SmartStorage® system was selected as the primary energy storage system by Sunworks, a leading ...

Oregon latest US state to prepare for energy storage procurement by utilities - Energy Storage News

Wed, 2017-01-04 06:43

Energy Storage News

Oregon latest US state to prepare for energy storage procurement by utilities
Energy Storage News
GTM Research's recent report on third quarter 2016 activity in energy storage in the US highlighted policy moves to spur on energy storage development in Oregon and in Massachusetts as two of the states following national leaders California and New ...

Sharp's SmartStorage(R) Energy Storage System Selected as Primary Energy Storage Solution by Sunworks - Yahoo Finance

Wed, 2017-01-04 06:06

Sharp's SmartStorage(R) Energy Storage System Selected as Primary Energy Storage Solution by Sunworks
Yahoo Finance
SACRAMENTO, CA--(Marketwired - Jan 4, 2017) - Sharp Electronics Corporation's Energy Systems and Services Group (Sharp) announces today that its SmartStorage® system was selected as the primary energy storage system by Sunworks, a leading ...

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Sharp's SmartStorage(R) Energy Storage System Selected as Primary Energy Storage Solution by Sunworks - Yahoo Sports

Wed, 2017-01-04 06:03

Sharp's SmartStorage(R) Energy Storage System Selected as Primary Energy Storage Solution by Sunworks
Yahoo Sports
SACRAMENTO, CA--(Marketwired - Jan 4, 2017) - Sharp Electronics Corporation's Energy Systems and Services Group (Sharp) announces today that its SmartStorage® system was selected as the primary energy storage system by Sunworks, a leading ...

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Tesla Deliveries Miss Forecast on Production Delays; Shares Fall - Bloomberg

Tue, 2017-01-03 14:02

Bloomberg

Tesla Deliveries Miss Forecast on Production Delays; Shares Fall
Bloomberg
The Palo Alto, California-based maker of electric cars and energy-storage products delivered about 22,200 vehicles in the fourth quarter, according to a statement Tuesday. The total trails the 25,000 units projected for the period and brought the ...
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Forbes -San Antonio Express-News (subscription)
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A storage bubble? High investment in nascent industry sows fears of a battery bust - Utility Dive

Tue, 2017-01-03 13:09

A storage bubble? High investment in nascent industry sows fears of a battery bust
Utility Dive
A handful of policies and events have spurred investments in energy storage, particularly in California and the PJM Interconnect region, and companies like Tesla have brought batteries into the mainstream with sleek new products. But rising interest ...

SCE awaits third energy storage unit approval - pv magazine USA (press release) (blog)

Tue, 2017-01-03 05:40

pv magazine USA (press release) (blog)

SCE awaits third energy storage unit approval
pv magazine USA (press release) (blog)
Southern California Edison (SCE) is awaiting approval from the California PUC for the third unit within its 27 MW of lithium-ion storage plans. The utility filed in late December with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission for a Generator ...

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